Helping people of all ages know Jesus, grow in their faith and go into the world equipped to serve.


Embracing the example of Jesus, we welcome you here with hearts that know no boundaries of age, race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, ability, or economic circumstance.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Traditional Worship  
8:15 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
11:00 a.m. in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 a.m. in Berkley 

Lent and Easter

Worship, Book Studies and Activities

Enter into the passion of Jesus during this Lenten season, and discover anew the joy, the hope, and the new life that is ours at Easter and always in Jesus Christ.


FORWARD is the name of the planning process through which we are discerning the God desired future for our life together. The FORWARD planning process was initiated by Compass in the winter of 2017. The FORWARD planning team was recruited by Compass in the spring of 2017 and given the task of discerning God’s future for Birmingham First and Berkley First.

Vacation Bible School - "Roar!"

June 17-21, 2019

Registration is now open for Vacation Bible School. 

Program Guide

Winter/Spring 2019

Birmingham and Berkley First offer more than 160 activities for all ages throughout the winter and spring. Everything from movie nights and dinners to basketball and bible study is offered for all ages. Cards, games, celebrations, prayer time, missions opportunities, book clubs, fitness classes and even activities for your pets are available. Take a look to see where you may want to gather, learn or serve and then invite a friend and join us this winter and spring. 

Recent News

Baldwin Center Summer Internship Applications Available

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Movies That Matter

Church and society presents Movies that Matter three movies that address the (in)justice system. On March 26, Ava DuVernay’s Netflix film...
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Recording of the General Conference Forum

If you were unable to attend the General Conference Forum at Birmingham First last night – you can...
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April Monthly Mission – Hope Shelter in Pontiac

Join us for our April Monthly Mission!   Have you ever wanted to cook dinner for 70 people?!...
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General Conference Forum

General Conference Forum Your clergy team has been gathering information about the outcome of General Conference 2019. We...
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March Madness for Missions

It’s Time for March Madness for Missions! Selection Sunday is March 17, so make sure to sign up to...
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Serve with Us

Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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Gather – Learn – Serve

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Member Portal

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First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events. 

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Upcoming Events

View a complete calendar of all classes, programs, worship services and events.

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Steeple Notes - Newsletter

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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